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Chōhō (長保) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Chōtoku and before Kankō. This period started in January 999 and ended in July 1004. The reigning emperor was Ichijō-tennō (一条天皇).
Events of the Chōhō era
- 999 (Chōhō 1, 11th month: A daughter of Fujiwara no Michinaga becomes a consort of Emperor Ichijō.
- 1001 (Chōhō 3, 11th month): The Imperial palace was destroyed by fire.
- 1001 (Chōhō 3, 12th month): The widow of Emperor En'yū and the mother of Emperor Ichijō died.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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